US Customs seizes ship where huge cocaine load was found

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. Customs authorities have seized a cargo ship where agents discovered nearly 40,000 pounds, or almost 18,000 kilograms, of...

Latest ‘Obamacare’ court battle plays out in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The fate of former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, and its coverage and insurance protections for...

Hurricane center says tropical depression likely in Gulf

MIAMI (AP) — The Hurricane Center says a tropical depression is likely to form in the Gulf of Mexico by the end...

Simply Serve

Christian Church at Minden gives away free hot meals to community

Board positions up for vote along with re-appointing

Will Phillips Minden Press-Herald During the City Council Meeting held on the evening of Monday, July...

Louisiana lawmakers write rules for self-driving trucks

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As companies work to design fleets of commercial trucks that won’t need a human in the driver’s...

Man gets nearly 6 years for lying to FEMA for benefits

MONROE, La. (AP) — A New Orleans man has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for lying to the Federal...

Louisiana homeowners hit by 2016 flood will receive aid soon

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Restore Louisiana will begin issuing checks previously denied to homeowners affected by flooding in 2016.

18-year-old pilot dies after plane crashes in Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — An 18-year-old pilot of a single-engine plane died after crashing on a golf course while practicing takeoffs and...

Duck Derby done

July 4th Extravaganza on July 3 was a huge success Minden’s July 4th Extravaganza took place along Main Street...